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Train derails in India, killing 4

Eleven coaches of the New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express got derailed early this morning (June25).

The accident happened between Chhapra and Goldenganj in Bihar, in east India on Wednesday around around 2.10 am, leaving at least four passengers dead and nine others seriously injured.

Senior railway officials are already conducting rescue operations at the accident site, while the injured have been brought to the nearest hospital.

The remaining stranded passengers were taken to the nearest station by a relief train.

The authorities have ruled out sabotage.

Railway officials announced that work is being done to restore the line by evening as the state-owned railway is one of India's main modes of transportation despite it being in such poor safety condition.

 

Sources: The Times of India, India Today, Hindustan Times